Instruction to Authors
Student Paper Contest
- Graduate and undergraduate authors are eligible for the Best Student Paper contest. The student must be the primary author and should indicate that they wish to be considered for the contest when submitting the preliminary manuscript. Each student’s professor will be asked to certify that the paper is primarily the work of the student.
Paper Acceptance Criteria
- Importance of Topic: Does it have direct significance to the EMC community?
- Technical Sophistication and Depth: Does it present information that is a significant contribution, advancement, application or refinement of the state of the art? Does it expose the reader to a higher knowledge level than currently available from other sources?
- Readability, Clarity and Presentation: Is the value of the submission clearly defined? Is the material written in clear and concise English, with topics presented in an organized and logical manner?
- Novelty and Originality: Does it propose a new and unique concept or expand on an existing premise from a unique point of view?
Paper Presentation Formats
- Traditional Oral presentation: Presentation for those interested in presenting to large groups with limited potential for interactions with attendees.
- Open Forum: Presentation for those interested in direct interaction with individuals or small groups.
Guidelines for Authors & Submittal Procedures
Prospective authors must submit electronically**.
- either a 3-page full paper or one-page abstract paper.
- A 3-page full paper shall include title, author’s affiliation, abstract, figures and references. The presented papers will be included in the IEEE Xplore with EI indexing.
- One-page abstract paper shall include title, author’s affiliation, key findings with max. 2 figures and 2-3 references. One-page abstract paper will be published in the conference proceedings, but NOT in the IEEE Xplore.
- All submissions must be in electronic format (PDF). Please download the Word templates from the symposium website (Call For Papers – APEMC).
- Choice of presentation format (traditional oral or open forum).